Western Africa

Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Cape Verde Sierra Leone Cape Verde Gambia Guinea-Bissau Togo Sierra Leone Liberia Benin Senegal Ghana Guinea Burkina Faso Côte d'Ivoire Nigeria Mauritania Niger Mali

Western Africa

Population
356,471,795
Living Languages
886
Institutional: 57, Developing: 222, Vigorous: 495, In Trouble: 63, Dying: 49
 
 
For categories, see Development and Endangerment.

Benin

Population
10,900,000
Living Languages
55
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
21
Vigorous
24
In Trouble
1
Dying
1

Burkina Faso

Population
19,034,000
Living Languages
71
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
25
Vigorous
28
In Trouble
13
Dying
2

Cape Verde Islands

Population
527,000
Living Languages
2
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
0
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
0

Côte d’Ivoire

Population
23,900,000
Living Languages
85
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
36
Vigorous
36
In Trouble
7
Dying
2

Gambia

Population
2,051,000
Living Languages
11
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
2
Vigorous
4
In Trouble
1
Dying
1

Ghana

Population
27,670,000
Living Languages
81
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
13
Developing
46
Vigorous
15
In Trouble
7
Dying
0

Guinea

Population
12,092,000
Living Languages
36
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
11
Vigorous
16
In Trouble
2
Dying
2

Guinea-Bissau

Population
1,759,000
Living Languages
23
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
1
Developing
8
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
3
Dying
2

Liberia

Population
4,500,000
Living Languages
31
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
2
Developing
18
Vigorous
10
In Trouble
0
Dying
1

Mali

Population
16,313,000
Living Languages
68
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
8
Developing
18
Vigorous
36
In Trouble
6
Dying
0

Mauritania

Population
4,166,000
Living Languages
7
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
3
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
1

Niger

Population
19,245,000
Living Languages
23
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
5
Developing
7
Vigorous
9
In Trouble
2
Dying
0

Nigeria

Population
186,000,000
Living Languages
519
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
19
Developing
78
Vigorous
348
In Trouble
30
Dying
44

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

Population
7,795
Living Languages
1
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
1
Developing
0
Vigorous
0
In Trouble
0
Dying
0

Senegal

Population
14,669,000
Living Languages
38
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
3
Developing
18
Vigorous
7
In Trouble
8
Dying
2

Sierra Leone

Population
6,038,000
Living Languages
24
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
6
Developing
13
Vigorous
2
In Trouble
1
Dying
2

Togo

Population
7,600,000
Living Languages
44
Languages by Status
 
Institutional
4
Developing
22
Vigorous
16
In Trouble
2
Dying
0